Hunting New England Shipwrecks
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The table below provides historical and statistical data on the vessel. Some of the information may be incomplete. If you have additions or corrections, please e-mail us at the address listed below.
|Vessel Name||Albert Gallatin|
|Vessel Type||U. S. Revenue Cutter|
|Owner||U. S. Revenue Cutter Service|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||142' / 23' / 9'|
|Propulsion||Steam / Propeller & Sails|
|Built||1871 at Buffalo, NY|
|Date of Loss||January 6, 1892|
|Reason for Loss||Grounded on Boo Hoo Ledge, off Manchester, MA|
|Location||Wreckage on side of ledge - northwest side|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||42-33-50 N / 70-44-52 W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||50' Maximum|
|Typical Visibility (feet)||10-50'|
|Wreck Condition||Completely broken up and scattered|
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